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IFB 2017 Toronto Fall Summit

Nov 7th to Nov 8th, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario

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IFB 2017 Alberta Fall Summit

Nov 23rd 2017
Calgary, Alberta

IFB brings seasoned professionals and industry expects face-to-face with independent brokers at our Alberta Summit. Brokers

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Latest industry news


16th Nov 2017

IFB Staff

IFB comments on Ontario’s 2017 Fall Economic Statement

TORONTO, November 15, 2017 – Many proposals contained in the Ontario Fall Economic Statement affect members of Independent Financial Brokers of Canada (IFB) as financial advisors and small business owners. IFB supports the government’s plan to develop legislation that will regulate financial planners in Ontario and restrict the use of titles related to financial planning. IFB has long held the position that those who call themselves Financial Planners should hold appropriate credentials to do so. In addition, other financial advisory titles, which do not accurately reflect the proficiency of the individual or firm, can be misleading or confusing to consumers seeking financial advice. IFB welcomes the government’s intention to pursue both initiatives through extensive consultation with stakeholders. IFB looks forward […]

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About IFB


We are a national professional association that has served independent financial advisors across Canada for over 30 years. We believe that independent financial advice is valuable for Canadians, and we communicate that value to federal and provincial regulators on behalf of the licensed advisors we represent in order to help our industry grow and succeed.

We provide our members with regulatory support, advice, education, professional liability insurance and business services to help them run compliant and efficient practices.

I personally want to invite you to become a member of our expanding organization.

Sincerely
Nancy Allan, Executive Director